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Favourite Camino Towns: Ferrol

Aoife ,

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This week we talk to Ferrol native Andrea about what makes her home one of the most special Camino towns. Andrea was born in Ferrol on the English Way but moved to the South of Spain a few years later. Her time in

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Camino Valentine’s Gift Voucher

Aoife ,

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Would you walk to the end of the world for the one you love? Well this Valentine’s Day you can! Buy a gift voucher for your loved one and receive a complementary spa treatment for two. Our Camino Valentine’s Gift Voucher are

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Camino Guided Tours for 2017

Aoife ,

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Our guided tours are a great way to experience the Camino, learn about the routes as well as meeting like-minded travel and walking enthusiasts along the way. All Caminoways.com tours come with English speaking guides and there are a selection

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6 things to do when you walk the Camino

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Walking the Camino de Santiago offers up a unique chance to see, taste and visit some amazing places. Before walking the Camino trail read ‘The Road not taken’ by Robert Frost and literally take the one less traveled by. Believe

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Amazing Camino Routes for 2017

Aoife ,

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Make 2017 your year to complete the mighty Camino de Santiago. With so many different Camino routes to choose from, picking one is the hardest part! Sip Sangria in Sevilla, marvel at Medieval architecture in Léon or rove your way

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Camino Special: 10% Off

Aoife ,

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Get the New Year off to a great start with 10% off your Camino adventure for 2017! Completing a pilgrimage like this is a truly exciting and fulfilling experience. After experiencing the magic of the Camino, many people vow to never go

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Our favourite Camino Christmas traditions

Maria ,

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From lucky grapes to very generous wooden logs, the CaminoWays.com team have picked their favourite Christmas traditions from the different Camino regions. Here are our favourite Camino Christmas traditions: Sabela: 12 lucky grapes in New Year’s Eve “This Spanish tradition

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Camino Tips: Dos and Don’ts on the Camino

Maria ,

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Getting ready for the Camino de Santiago in 2017? Wherever you go in the world, there will be certain cultural customs and ‘travel etiquette’ you should know about; and the Camino will be no different. There are certain conventions you

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7 Spooky Camino Facts

Maria ,

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The Camino de Santiago takes walkers to Santiago de Compostela, capital of Galicia, a land of rich folklore, colourful legends and frightening spirits. Many also believe witches still exist in Galicia, living in disguise and mixed in with the general

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Camino 2017: 10% OFF

Aoife ,

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Book your Camino de Santiago trip now for 2017 with CaminoWays.com and get 10% off. Each year people from all corners of the world flock, in their thousands all with the purpose of completing the mighty Camino de Santiago. Each

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Last minute Camino guided tours!

Aoife ,

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It’s your last chance to join our Camino guided tours for this year!  Do you want to end the year on a high? Do something remarkable this autumn and make 2016 the year you complete the Camino! Our guided tours are

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CAMINO GUIDED TOURS 2017 – DATES ANNOUNCED

Aoife ,

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We’re excited to announce our much anticipated guided tour dates for the coming year! Our Camino guided tours are a great way for solo travellers looking to meet fellow like-minded Camino enthusiasts on their way, along with gaining additional knowledge

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3 Great Autumn Walking Escapes

Maria ,

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Longing for a last minute escape? Mild temperatures and quieter tracks make Autumn months, particularly September and October, possibly the best time of the year for a walking adventure. From the Camino de Santiago to Tuscany, the CaminoWays.com travel specialists

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NEW: Pampering Camino

Maria ,

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At CaminoWays.com, we are now offering our Superior Collection to pilgrims on the Via de la Plata Camino route from Ourense. The CaminoWays.com Superior Collection gives pilgrims the option to stay in some of the best and most unique properties along the

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Useful Galician for your Camino trip

Maria ,

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While on the Camino de Santiago you will encounter and befriend fellow pilgrims of many nationalities and many languages, particularly as you get closer to Santiago de Compostela. You might have learnt a bit of Spanish before but did you know Galicia

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Best Camino Summer routes

Maria ,

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Get your hiking boots ready and don’t forget to pack your swimming gear; we have picked four fantastic Camino Summer routes. From the foodie charms of the Basque Country to rugged tracks and sandy strands along the Atlantic, these Camino

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Most enchanting Castles on the Camino

Aoife ,

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We have compiled a list of the most enchanting castles on the Camino de Santiago routes and where to find them! From France to Portugal, medieval times right up until the nineteenth Century there is no shortage of magical castles

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Easter in Santiago de Compostela: What’s on?

Aoife ,

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Santiago de Compostela is the finishing point for all routes on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. If you happen to find yourself at Holy Week in Santiago de Compostela you might be wondering what exactly is going on? What you’re likely to

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Camino Culture: Carnival in Galicia

Maria ,

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Also known as Antroido, Entroido or Carnaval; Carnival is one of the best loved festivals in Galicia and across Spain, by people of all ages; and a great time to experience a very different and colourful side of the Camino

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Our favourite Camino Christmas food

Maria ,

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As we are all getting ready for the biggest feast of the year, the CaminoWays.com team picks their favourite and tastiest Christmas treats, have a read and find out about these mouth-watering Camino Christmas food: Three Wise Men cake –

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John shares his epic Camino story

Lisa ,

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John Murphy kindly sent his beautiful Camino story, told through poetry, to our office this week. In 1999 John was supposed to walk the Camino de Santiago with his close friend Paul. Unfortunately Paul died suddenly before they could embark

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NEW 2016: the spectacular Camino dos Faros

Maria ,

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At CaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialists, we are launching a brand new Camino trail for Summer 2016: the spectacular Camino dos Faros, the Lighthouse Way. A superb coastal route, the Lighthouse Way takes in the wild and rugged

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Top winter Camino tips

Maria ,

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While the most popular time to explore the Camino de Santiago is undoubtedly between April and October, more and more pilgrims are choosing to brave the cold and trek this unique trail in winter time. Pilgrims walking the Camino in

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Exciting Camino routes for 2016

Emmet ,

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The fantastic Camino de Santiago trails cover thousands of kilometres across beautiful regions in Portugal, Spain and France. Each year, thousands of pilgrims embark on a Camino adventure, keen to be part of Camino history and experience the fascinating culture and great scenery

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Cycling the Camino: 5 great routes

Maria ,

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Did you know between 10 and 14% of all pilgrims reaching Santiago de Compostela are ‘bicigrinos’, bike-pilgrims? Over 25,000 bicigrinos received their Compostela certificate in 2014, for instance. If you are cycling the Camino de Santiago, you must at least cover

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#CawleyCamino Day 2 to Arcade

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by Eamonn #CawleyCamino Day 2…O Porriño to Arcade….23 Km. Kevin from Athlone was like a coiled spring outside the hotel in O Porriño this morning at 07.55 ,waiting for the off. Sucking a fag and stretching simultaneously. Doesn’t like that hanging

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53 Degrees North Goes 11 Degrees South

Lisa ,

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Becca and Brian from outdoor clothing specialists, 53 Degrees North give us their informative review of the Camino Ingles route that they embarked on earlier this year. This is a great route if you are looking to for a challenge.

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Vegetarian on the Camino

Aoife ,

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Being a vegetarian on the Camino de Santiago can pose itself as a bit of a challenge at times. Pilgrims who adopt a pescetarian diet (ie. eat fish) will be spoilt for choice, particularly in Galicia. For those who don’t eat

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10 Most Delicious Galician Dishes

Maria ,

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Doing the Camino de Santiago soon? One question we get asked quite often is about the food. In this post, we have compiled what we think are the 10 most delicious Galician dishes you shouldn’t miss on your Camino trip.

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Camino tips: As Catedrais beach tickets

Maria ,

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If you are walking the Camino del Norte – Northern Way and stopping in Ribadeo, you will not want to miss one of Spain’s most spectacular beaches: the Catedrais beach (Cathedrals Beach), located only a few kilometres west of Ribadeo

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5 unique Summer Camino festivals

Maria ,

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Embark on a Camino adventure this summer to enjoy some of the vibrant festivals taking place along the way. Towns and villages across Spain and Portugal celebrate local festivities from June to September. Many of them combine a colourful mix of

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The Camino in 10 Dishes

Maria ,

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The many routes of the Camino de Santiago cross different regions (in some cases countries), each with its own traditions, culture and food. If you are walking the Camino de Santiago along the French Way, from the French border, here

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Essential Camino tips

Maria ,

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Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world take the many Camino routes to Santiago de Compostela each year, walking hundreds of kms across France, Portugal and Spain. More than just a pilgrimage, the Camino is a unique experience, a

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Camino Culture: Casas de Indianos

Maria ,

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When you are walking the Camino del Norte (the Northern Way route of the Camino de Santiago) you will often encounter magnificent period houses with very unique and exotic styles. They are known locally as ‘Casas de Indianos’ and they were

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Best Camino coastal routes

Maria ,

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Plan your summer holiday with CaminoWays.com, the Camino de Santiago specialists, and enjoy an adventure like no other. You can choose from different coastal routes, all boasting magnificent sea views and gorgeous landscapes. Thousands of pilgrims walk or cycle the

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Family on the Camino

Maria ,

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The Camino de Santiago, one of the most famous walking trails in the world, is an unforgettable adventure; perfect for families looking for a special holiday together. More than just a religious or spiritual pilgrimage, the Camino is a very

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Experience Easter on the Camino Inglés

Maria ,

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Easter is a popular and very special time of the year to walk the Camino de Santiago. During Easter Week or ‘Holy Week’ you will be a witness to centuries-old traditions full of emotion along the way, many of them unique

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Camino Recipe: Monk’s Ears – Orellas

Maria ,

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Carnival or Entroido is a special time on the Camino de Santiago. In Galicia, food plays a very important role in the celebrations, as usual, with traditional pork dishes and sweets being prepared for the occasion, and the days leading

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Camino Recipe: pancakes

Maria ,

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Happy pancake Tuesday from the CaminoWays.com team! Pancakes are a popular desert for Carnival time, Entroido in Galicia where they are called ‘filloas’ or ‘freixós’. If you are walking the Camino de Santiago this time of the year, you are

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The most romantic Camino breaks

Maria ,

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It’s time to plan a special get away with your Valentine. Is there anything more romantic than an adventure for two? We have selected three very special cycling and walking trips that will make you fall in love all over

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What makes the Camino del Norte special

Maria ,

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Camino del Norte or Northern Way is one of the oldest Camino de Santiago routes. It developed around the same time as the Camino Primitivo coming from Asturias and was the preferred route not just for pilgrims from Northern Spain

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